We’re hiring an Associate Tax Analyst in Columbus, OH

It's a unique time at Root. We have secured funding, built a talented team, and continue to expand geographically and evolve our product. Things are going very well for us and as we move into exciting seasons of growth, there is a lot of challenging work ahead.

We’re looking for the next addition to the Root Finance Team: a sharp, actionable individual with experience in federal, state and local taxation. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about building revolutionary processes, has their CPA or is well on their way, has been exposed to insurance, is naturally collaborative and loves working with numbers and data. This person will benefit from broad exposure to multiple areas of Accounting/Finance while working with a highly energetic and value-driven Tax Team.

While hiring, we take our time to make sure we are finding true alignment. If you are excited about our approach to insurance and are eager to build this with us from scratch, we'd love to hear from you.

Reports to: Tax Director


  • Prepares state premium tax returns and estimated payments
  • Analyzes and records capital purchases and calculates book and tax depreciation
  • Prepares monthly tax account reconciliations and accruals
  • Assists in the preparation of federal, state, and local income tax work papers, returns and estimated payments
  • Researches and responds to tax notices
  • Assists in recommending and implementing technology and processes that improve the efficiency and accuracy of tax accounting and compliance related activities
  • Prepares and reviews information reporting returns (Form 1099)
  • Assists on various ad hoc projects and analysis

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required; CPA or MST eligible preferred
  • 0 - 2 years of public accounting or corporate tax experience; insurance taxation experience is a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, tax research software, and data analytic tools
  • Easily builds collaborative working relationships
  • Approaches problems with an open mind
  • Curious in nature
  • Great attention to detail
  • Self-starter, with strong interpersonal, teamwork, and partnering skills

Get in touch

Finding the right people to help us build Root is a top priority. Whether you would like to explore the possibility of working together or simply learn more about the position, we’d love to hear from you!

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